Free Attractions in Las Vegas
Besides gambling and costly ventures, there are many free attraction in Las Vegas if you go looking for them. These will also get you a tour of the strip as well.
The Bellagio Fountains are especially beautiful at night. The dancing water is put to music and the choreography is quite mesmerizing.
The art work at the Venetian Hotel is quite worthwhile to see. The ceilings are painted with intricate designs. The lobby floor is extremely eye catching as it is an optical illusion. The second floor also has paintings in the ceilings that make you feel like you are in one of the churches in Italy. If you head to the second floor, you can go to their Grand Canal Shoppes. They have serenading gondoliers, street performers, and living statues. You can get a feel for old Italy here.
The circus acts at the Circus Circus Hotel are fascinating to watch. They are usually every hour until midnight over the casino floors. After the show is over, you can go to the Midway and try your luck with a few video games.
Caesar’s Palace animatronic statues are good for a ten minute break. They have laser light shows and dancing waters. All this and they tell the myth of Bacchus or the rise and fall of Atlantis. There are seats all around so you can sit and take a break and be entertained too.
The Sirens of Treasure Island have a pirate battle on the strip. But these pirate have worked out and look pretty good. It is the Las Vegas version of pirates in the Caribbean seas.
The Fremont Experience is another attraction you can go and view for free. There is live music, street performers, and jugglers. They also have a great laser and light show using some two million light bulbs.
Free Things to do in Las Vegas
There are several things you can enjoy in Las Vegas that don’t cost a cent. These can be quite and will take you all over Las Vegas.
Go casino hopping. Check out several hotels you like and see what they have to offer. Most of the hotels have a theme and it is neat to see all the different ways they follow that theme in their casinos and décor. You may even find something that you really like and spend a day at that hotel. Caesar’s Palace with its casino and Forum Shoppes and Coliseum could take a whole day to get through.
The Fremont Experience is in Downtown on Fremont Street. The Neon Museum is also in this area. This is a facility that houses the old neon signs of older hotels and casinos. You can also head over to the Arts Factory and browse their art collection for free.
The White Tiger Exhibit at the Mirage is a special treat. Two white Bengal tigers grace this habitat complete with a little river running through it so the tigers can have a swim. These are very beautiful and majestic animals and are part of Siegfried and Roy’s magic act.
Along those same lines, down at the MGM Grand is the lion habitat. Hey have two to three lions that you can watch walk through trees and under waterfalls.
Cruising the strip is a tourist favorite especially at night. The lights are on and the city is quite beautiful in its neon glory. It is also fun to walk the strip at night. You won’t be alone. There are as many people on it at two in the morning as at two in the daytime. So get out there and get some good photo opportunities.